The Ghana Football Association after a mischievous conduct of its officials, the government has taken steps to dissolve the association.
This decision was made by the President Nana Akuffo Addo on Thursday,07 June 2018, after the aired-video documentary by Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, that captured the claim fraud and corruption under the leadership of GFA boss, Kwesi Nyantekyi.
The Government is shocked and outraged at the contents of the recently aired-video documentary, which is titled “Number 12”.
The documentary, “when misconduct and greed becomes a norm”, captured the GFA boss, Kwesi Nyantekyi receiving money from the investigators who pretended to be businessmen.
According to the statement released by the government, “the gross malfunctioning of the Ghana Football Association, GFA, characterized by widespread fraud, corruption and bribery”.
The government has decided to take actions in order to restructure the Association.
Also, according to the statement, “the conduct of all officials of the GFA, together with that of the suspended Acting Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Robert Sarfo Mensah, shown in the documentary to be involve in questionable, potentially criminal acts, is, forthwith,referred to the police for further investigation and appropriate action”.
The government has ordered the police to take all necessary measures to ensure that the content in the documentary will be vividly and thoroughly investigated.
The Ghanaian government is set to announce, “Provisional measures to govern football activities in the country until a new body is duly formed”.
This is the statement released by the government to the press